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1:30 pm (doors open 1 pm)
With actor/comedian Jack Newman
Your behind-the-scenes tour of Marc Chagall’s stunning sets, Solomon Mikhoel’s brilliant Lear and the escapades of Borris Thomashevsky and Zypora Spaisman
On the occasion of the publication of the book World Film Locations: Florence (Intellect Books), the Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents Reading the Cinematic City: World Film Locations Florence and Toronto, a panel with editor Alberto Zambenedetti and contributor Luca Somigli, Fiona Luck and Kevin Harrison, contributor and photographer to the World Film Locations: Toronto.
7:00 - 8:30 pm
5:00 - 6:00 pm
A pioneering museum man, ROM founder Dr. Charles Currelly brought in thousands of nonwestern textiles in his early decades at the ROM. This talk explores the incredible range of textiles Currelly acquired, and the wild and wonderful sources who supplied him in the early decades of the 20th century.
1:30 - 2:45 pm
Lecture: 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Reception: 8:30 - 9:30 pm
An Evening with Bob Colacello - 9th Annual Eva Holtby Lecutre on Contemporary Culture
8:00 - 9:00 pm
The Founder's Lecture is an annual, public event featuring an internationally recognized leading thinker engaged with the convergence of culture and society. This year the BSM is excited to welcome Dr. Gloria Groom, Senior Curator , The Art Institute of Chicago, as our Founder's Lecture speaker. Dr. Groom will be presenting a talk entitled "Manet: Fashion and Fetish".